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quizballs 405 - free general knowledge questions for trivia quizzes
- A scimitar (pronounced 'simmitar') is a: Shooting star; Sea turtle; Curved sword; or Indian stringed instrument?
- A rhomboid is a: Space rock; Thumb wart; Geometric shape; or Camel's hump?
- In the human body the cornea is in the: Ear; Eye; Heart; or Foot?
- In the Christian Bible the third son of Adam and Eve is called: Jacob; Seth; Jesus; or Kevin?
- Popular with children, the spotted Coccinellidae family of creatures is better known as what?
- EMG (Electromyography), CAT (Computerized Axial Tomography), and MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging), are technologies for: Weather forecasting; Internet security; Human body scans; or DNA crime-profiling?
- In 1852 American Elisha Graves Otis produced the first successful (eponymously branded) safety: Crash helmet; Seat-belt; Elevator; or Pin?
- What is 12.5% of 8: A half; 1; 2; or 5?
- The 1940s originating term 'Latchkey child/kid' refers to a child who is often: Stealing; Hiding; Losing things; or Home alone?
- In the UK in 2016 the first completely new national daily newspaper since 1986 launched, called The New: World; Digest; Day; or Paper?
- What word makes six new words when prefixing: Ten, Tern, Map, Stream, Rate, and Ching?
- An oubliette, which has a top opening for access, is a: Road tanker; Portable toilet; Dungeon; or Storm drain?
- The machine called a lathe is traditionally associated with what action/term: Welding; Turning; Drilling; or Hole-punching?
- LASIK, meaning Laser Assisted In-situ Keratomileusis, is a surgical procedure on the: Eye; Ear; Nose; or Throat?
- What is a musical note time value/symbol, a voice tremble, and a brand of cheese snacks?
- Ostler is an old occupational name for someone who looks after: Horses; Cattle; Chickens; or Elderly people?
- The famous bazouki instrumental dance music which speeds up is called Zorba the: Cossack; Greek; Dane; or Zulu?
- The Japanese 'chūkanabe' (Chinese pot) is known popularly in Western/Chinese culture as a: Karai; Wok; Skillet; or Tagine?
- In standard netball the only playing position that can move freely in all areas of the court except the shooting circles is: Centre; Goal Attack; Goal Shooter: or Wing Attack?
- The unstressed vowel sound 'uh' usually represented by 'a' or 'e' (in 'ago', and 'a cat' or 'open') is called a: Waa; Aha; Phwoar; or Schwa?
- According to the rainbow/light spectrum mnemonic (memory aid), Richard Of York Gave (What?) In Vain: Silver; Battle; Thanks; or Kisses?
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